November 18: Ben Franklin

Benjamin Franklin | November 13
November 18: Writing advice from Benjamin Franklin | Daily Literary Quotes @ Literary Cobblestones

Happy Wednesday, Cobblers!

You’ve almost made it through another week of writing, wrimoers, so pat yourselves on the back.

Today’s featured writer is Benjamin Franklin: “Either write something worth reading or do something worth writing.” Everyone always thinks “politics” and “inventions” when Franklin is brought up in conversation, but he was a pretty fantastic writer with a sense of humor. If you haven’t already, look up some of his work.

Let’s get into it, shall we?

The Links You Need In Your Life

Music to keep your juices flowing. One of GalleyCat’s many tips for this month includes listening to some tunes for inspiration(“NaNoWriMo Tip #6: Listen to Music”), and luckily, Electric Lit already has a curated mixtape just for you: “Music for Novel Writing: a NaNoWriMo Mixtape Special.” If you’d like to jump straight to the playlist on Spotify, use this link: “Spotify: Electric Lit Playlist.

You’re never alone. Bustle’s Emma Cueto has put together a list of things, with accompanying gifs and memes, that have or will cross through your mind by the end of November: “42 Things Every NaNoWriMo Participant Thinks During National Novel Writing Month.

Tweets You May Have Missed

Hey Jamie Tweet | November 18
Tweet: @HeyJamie

I’ve chosen DeSetfano’s tweets before, and she just keeps producing the most hilarious contact on the #NaNoWriMo tag. Follow her.

Lauren DeStefano Tweet | November 18
Tweet: @LaurenDeStefano

 

That’s it for today, friends. As always, read/write on.

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